Best baches wow in architecture awards

Luxury holiday homes in the Coromandel and Raglan, a Te Puke garden shed, and the former Putāruru Post Office are big architecture winners in the Waikato... Read More

First-home values up, but price pressure shifting

The latest QV Quartile Index shows precisely how difficult it has become since lockdown for Kiwis to take their first step on the property ladder. "It’s... Read More

Rent prices jump from strong demand

New Zealand rents in March grew by their largest percentage in two and a half years, according to online auction website Trade Me. But the website says... Read More

Expanding the tent

A vision begun in the 90s is now reality with the opening of a new community centre in Judea. From the purchase of the Sutherland Rd property in 1996,... Read More

Twelve year savings needed for Tauranga deposit

  House prices in Tauranga rose again in March, with a small drop in February now looking like an anomaly.   CoreLogic’s latest report... Read More

Govt calls for feedback on insulation requirements

Feedback is being sought from New Zealanders on whether the Building Code should be updated to require more insulation in new homes and buildings. The... Read More

Online searches rise as Kiwis focus on next trip

With Easter ending, accommodation providers are enjoying a rise in enquiries and website hits as New Zealanders now focus on the upcoming school holidays... Read More

House fire in Hairini

There are no reports of injuries following a house fire in Hairini overnight. Fire and Emergency New Zealand northern fire communications shift manager... Read More

Power outage continues in Katikati following crash

Update, 3.15pm Power is not expected to be restored to 115 properties in Katikati until 5pm following a vehicle striking a power pole earlier today. Power... Read More

Dive Crescent land share finally confirmed

An agreement reached almost 11 years ago between Tauranga City Council and the Otamataha Trust to jointly own and manage reclaimed land on Dive Crescent... Read More

Tauranga’s average house price still on the rise

  Tauranga’s house prices are still on the rise, with prices increasing 3.9 per cent in March alone.   Last month, market valuations... Read More

Families receive keys to new rentals in Papamoa

Six families in Papamoa will receive keys to their new rental homes today. The keys are being presented as part of stage four of a papakainga project... Read More

Significant housing supply drop in BOP

  The Bay of Plenty has seen a significant drop in supply for housing over the past 12 months.   New figures from Trade Me Property suggest... Read More

New tenancy law changes now apply

Landlords and tenants are being reminded to take the time to familiarise themselves with the recent Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020 changes... Read More

All priority earthquake prone buildings identified

Priority earthquake prone buildings in New Zealand’s high seismic risk areas have now been identified by local territorial authorities. “The... Read More